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HIP Spring Symposium: Amplifying Immigrant Voices: Intersections with Race, Gender, and Ability

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until April 2, 2021

Please join HIP and our fantastic slate of panelists for our three-day symposium on “Amplifying Immigrant Voices: Intersections with Race, Gender, and Ability.” The symposium will run March 31st to April 2nd with each event at 7pm EST each night.

A $25 GrubHub credit will be available for each day of the symposium for any law students who attend!

Register for each day here!

Day One: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zdu2SISpQIO4qZqTd8GqkQ
Day Two: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_w2hCw7cyTOa8kp8T_33WqQ
Day Three: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d8leUDWLRhmIi7XykKG0yw

DAY ONE – IMMIGRATION & RACE
Join HIP and our panelists, Abena Abraham from Black Immigrant Collectives and Nora Picasso Uvalle from TX Rio Grande Legal Aid, in discussing how prevailing narratives and structural racism affect Black migrants, highlighted through the recent influx in Haitian migrants, and ways to leverage the law and community power to combat it.

DAY TWO – IMMIGRATION & GENDER
Our second event is a screening of Lingua Franca, directed by Isabel Sandoval. The film follows Olivia, an undocumented trans woman, as she works as a live-in caregiver for an elderly woman in Brooklyn. While the stress of her status follows her, she soon falls in love with her charge’s grandson and the film explores their romance.

DAY THREE – IMMIGRATION & ABILITY
Join our panelists Katherine Perez from the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy, and Innovation, Roxanna Moussavian from Pangea Legal Services, and Michelle Garcia from Cambiando Vidas, in discussing the intersections between disability and immigration, using the recent public charge rule as a guide, and how lawyers and community organizers are advocating for improvements.

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Harvard Immigration Project
Website:
https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/hip/